Lying
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LIE; LYING

li, (sheqer (usually, e.g. Isaiah 9:15 Zechariah 13:3), or kazabh verb (Job 34:6 Micah 2:11); pseudos (John 8:44 Revelation 21:27), "to speak falsely," "to fabricate," "to make a false statement"; pseudomai, in Acts 5:3, 1):

1. Lying Defined:

In its very essence, a lie is something said with intent to deceive. It is not always a spoken word that is a lie, for a life lived under false pretenses, a hypocritical life, may be a lie equally with a false word (Jeremiah 23:14). A vain thing, like an idol, may be a lie (Isaiah 59:4), as also a false system (Romans 3:7). Error, as opposed to truth, is a lie (1 John 2:21). The denial of the deity of Jesus Christ is regarded as "the" lie (1 John 2:22).

The origin of lies and lying is traced to Satan who is called "a liar, and the father thereof" (John 8:44 Acts 5:3). Satan's dealing with Eve (Genesis 3) furnishes us with a splendid illustration of the first lie, so far as we have any record of it.

2. A Racial Sin:

The whole race is guilty of this sin: "The wicked are estranged from the womb: they go astray as soon as they are born, speaking lies" (Psalm 58:3). It is a part of the old Adamic nature, "the old man" (Colossians 3:9), which the believer in Jesus Christ is called upon to put off. So prominent a factor is it in the experience of the race that among the condensed catalogue of sins, for the commission of which men are finally condemned, the sin of lying finds its place: "All liars shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone" (Revelation 21:8 the King James Version).

3. God's Attitude to It:

God's attitude toward this sin is strongly marked throughout both the Old Testament and New Testament. The righteous are called upon to hate lying (Proverbs 13:5), to avoid it (Zechariah 3:13), to respect not those who lie, and utterly reject their company (Psalm 40:4; Psalm 101:7), to pray to be delivered from it (Psalm 119:29). The wicked are said to love lying (Psalm 52:3), to delight in it (Psalm 62:4), to seek after it (Psalm 4:2), and to give heed to it (Proverbs 17:4). Lying leads to worse crimes (Hosea 4:1, 2).

4. The Penalty:

The punishment to be meted out to liars is of the severest kind. They are positively and absolutely excluded from heaven (Revelation 21:27; Revelation 22:15), and those who are guilty of this sin are cast into the lake of fire (Revelation 21:8). We are reminded of the awful fate meted out to Ananias and Sapphira when they lied to God and man (Acts 5:1-11). God will "destroy them that speak lies" (Psalm 5:6), and "he that uttereth lies shall not escape" (Proverbs 19:5), yea "a sword is upon the liars" (Jeremiah 50:36 the King James Version). The liar is thereby debarred from rendering any true and acceptable worship unto the Lord (Psalm 24:4).

The Scriptures abound with illustrations of lying and the results and penalties therefor. A careful study of these illustrations will reveal the subtlety of falsehood. Sometimes a lie is a half-truth, as set forth in the story of Satan's temptation of Eve (Genesis 3). Cain's lie (Genesis 4:9) was of the nature of an evasive answer to a direct question. Jacob's deception of his father, in order that he might inherit the blessing of the firstborn, was a barefaced and deliberate lie (Genesis 27:19). The answer which Joseph's brethren gave to their father when he asked them concerning the welfare of their brother Joseph is an illustration, as well as a revelation, of the depth of the wickedness of hearts that deliberately set themselves to falsify and deceive (Genesis 37:31, 32). Even good men are sometimes overtaken in a lie, which, of course, is no more excusable in them than in the wicked; indeed, it is more shameful because the righteous are professed followers of the truth (David in 1 Samuel 21:2). What more striking example of the heinousness of lying in the sight of God can we have than the fate which befell Gehazi who, in order to satisfy a covetous desire for possessions, misrepresented his master Elisha to Naaman the Syrian whom the prophet had healed of his leprosy: "The leprosy therefore of Naaman shall cleave unto thee, and unto thy seed for ever. And he went out from his presence a leper as white as snow" (2 Kings 5:22-27)? The story of Peter's denial of his Lord, and his persistent asseverations that he did not know Him and was not one of His followers, makes us shudder to think that it is possible for a follower of Christ so far to forget himself as not only to lie, but buttress lying with swearing (Matthew 26:72).

5. Pseudos United with Other Words:

Throughout the Scriptures we find pseudos joined to other words, e.g. "false apostles" (pseudapostolos, 2 Corinthians 11:13), so called probably because a true apostle delivers the message of another, namely, God, while these "false apostles" cared only for self. Such are from Satan, and, like him, they transform themselves into angels of light, and sail under false colors. We read also of "false prophets" (pseudoprophetes, Matthew 7:15; compare Jeremiah 23:16),thereby meaning those who falsely claim to bring messages from God and to speak in behalf of God. Mention is made also of "false brethren" (pseudadelphos, 2 Corinthians 11:26), meaning Judaizing teachers, as in Galatians 2:4; "false teachers" (pseudodidaskalos, 2 Peter 2:1), men whose teaching was false and who falsely claimed the teacher's office. We read further of "false witnesses" (pseudomartus, Matthew 26:60); by such are meant those who swear falsely, and testify to what they know is not true. So, too, we find mention of the "false Christs" (pseudochristoi, Matthew 24:24 Mark 13:22). This personage does not so much deny the existence of a Christ, but rather, on the contrary, builds upon the world's expectations of such a person, and falsely, arrogantly, blasphemously asserts they he is the Christ promised and foretold. It is the Antichrist who denies that there is a Christ; the false Christ affirms himself to be the Christ. Of course there is a sense in which the man of sin will be both Antichrist and a false Christ.

SeeCHRISTS, FALSE; FALSE PROPHETS; FALSE SWEARING, FALSE WITNESS.

William Evans

LYING

li'-ing.

See LIE.

Greek
5571. pseudes -- lying, false
... lying, false. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: pseudes Phonetic Spelling:
(psyoo-dace') Short Definition: false, deceitful, lying Definition: false ...
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1749. enedron -- lying in wait.
... 1748, 1749. enedron. 1750 . lying in wait. ... lying in wait. Neuter of the same
as enedra; an ambush, ie (figuratively) murderous design -- lying in wait. ...
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1747. enedra -- a lying in wait, an ambush
... a lying in wait, an ambush. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: enedra
Phonetic Spelling: (en-ed'-rah) Short Definition: an ambush, plot, treachery ...
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5011. tapeinos -- low-lying, fig. lowly, hence lowly in spirit
... 5010, 5011. tapeinos. 5012 . low-lying, fig. ... a person (brings them , cf.
1 Pet 5:6). Word Origin a prim. word Definition low-lying, fig. ...
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5573. pseudologos -- speaking falsely, lying
... speaking falsely, lying. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: pseudologos
Phonetic Spelling: (psyoo-dol-og'-os) Short Definition: speaking lies Definition ...
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1455. egkathetos -- hired to lie in wait, lying in wait
... hired to lie in wait, lying in wait. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration:
egkathetos Phonetic Spelling: (eng-kath'-et-os) Short Definition: a spy ...
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2621. katakeimai -- to lie down, recline
... to lie down, recline. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: katakeimai Phonetic
Spelling: (kat-ak'-i-mahee) Short Definition: I recline, am lying ill Definition ...
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5579. pseudos -- a falsehood, untruth, lie
... Word Origin from pseudomai Definition a falsehood, untruth, lie NASB Word Usage
false (1), falsehood (1), lie (5), lying (2), what is false (1). lie, lying. ...
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510. anoterikos -- upper
... upper. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: anoterikos Phonetic Spelling:
(an-o-ter-ee-kos') Short Definition: upper, higher-lying Definition: upper ...
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906. ballo -- to throw, cast
... word Definition to throw, cast NASB Word Usage bring (2), cast (15), casting (3),
casts (3), contributors (1), laid (1), lying (3), lying sick (1), place (1 ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4904. mishkab -- place of lying, a couch, act of lying
... 4903, 4904. mishkab. 4905 . place of lying, a couch, act of lying. Transliteration:
mishkab Phonetic Spelling: (mish-kawb') Short Definition: bed. ...
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6660. tsediyyah -- a lying-in-wait
... 6659, 6660. tsediyyah. 6661 . a lying-in-wait. Transliteration: tsediyyah Phonetic
Spelling: (tsed-ee-yaw') Short Definition: wait. ... lying in wait. ...
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3585. kachash -- lying, leanness
... 3584, 3585. kachash. 3586 . lying, leanness. Transliteration: kachash Phonetic
Spelling: (kakh'-ash) Short Definition: lies. ... leanness, lies, lying. ...
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7252. reba -- lying down
... reba. 7253 . lying down. Transliteration: reba Phonetic Spelling: (reh'-bah) Short
Definition: down. Word Origin the same as raba, qv. lying down ...
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7902. shekabah -- (act of) lying, a layer
... 7901, 7902. shekabah. 7903 . (act of) lying, a layer. Transliteration: shekabah
Phonetic Spelling: (shek-aw-baw') Short Definition: emission. ...
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695. ereb -- a lying in wait, a covert, lair
... 694, 695. ereb. 696 . a lying in wait, a covert, lair. Transliteration:
ereb Phonetic Spelling: (eh'-reb) Short Definition: lair. ...
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4769. marbets -- (place of) lying down
... 4768, 4769. marbets. 4770 . (place of) lying down. Transliteration: marbets
Phonetic Spelling: (mar-bates') Short Definition: place. ...
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7258. rebets -- (place of) lying down, resting place, dwelling ...
... rebets. 7259 . (place of) lying down, resting place, dwelling place. Transliteration:
rebets Phonetic Spelling: (reh'-bets) Short Definition: place. ...
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8267. sheqer -- deception, disappointment, falsehood
... 4), deception (3), deceptive (3), false (17), false hope (1), falsehood (19),
falsehoods (1), falsely (19), liar (1), lie (14), lies (5), lying (12), lying ...
/hebrew/8267.htm - 6k

3577. kazab -- a lie, falsehood, deceptive thing
... Definition a lie, falsehood, deceptive thing NASB Word Usage deception (1), deceptive
(1), false (1), falsehood (4), liar* (1), lie (2), lies (18), lying (3). ...
/hebrew/3577.htm - 6k

Library

On Lying
On Lying. <. On Lying St. Augustine. Rev. H. Browne, MA Table of
Contents. Title Page. On Lying. Introduction. Section 1 ...
//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/on lying/

Against Lying
Against Lying. <. Against Lying St. Augustine. Rev. H. Browne, MA
Table of Contents. Title Page. Against Lying. Introduction. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/against lying/

'Lying Vanities'
... JONAH 'LYING VANITIES'. 'They that observe lying vanities forsake their own
mercy.'"JONAH 11..8. ... 'Lying vanities' mean idols, and 'their own mercy' means God. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture a/lying vanities.htm

The Problem of Lying
... The Problem of Lying. ... Nor does one who, by lying, sets a traveler on the wrong road
do as much harm as one who, by a deceitful lie, perverts the way of a life. ...
/.../augustine/handbook on faith hope and love/chapter vi the problem of.htm

Whether Lying is Always Opposed to Truth?
... OF THE VICES OPPOSED TO TRUTH, AND FIRST OF LYING (FOUR ARTICLES) Whether
lying is always opposed to truth? Objection 1: It seems ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether lying is always opposed.htm

Song 15. Against Lying.
... Divine Songs Song 15. Against lying. Against lying. 8,8,8,8. O tis a lovely thing
for youth. To walk betimes in wisdom's way; To fear a lie, to speak the truth, ...
//christianbookshelf.org/watts/divine and moral songs/song 15 against lying.htm

Song 15. Against Lying.
... Divine Songs For Children. Song 15. Against Lying. 1 O `tis a lovely thing
for youth To walk betimes in wisdom's way; To fear a ...
/.../watts/divine songs for children/song 15 against lying.htm

But if no Authority for Lying Can be Alleged...
On Lying. <. ... Section 9. But if no authority for lying can be alleged´┐Ż
9. But if no authority for lying can be alleged ...
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On Lying
On Lying. <. ... On Lying. On Lying. [De Mendacio.] Translated by. Rev.
H. Browne, MA,. of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge ...
//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/on lying/on lying.htm

A Competition in Lying.
... Book X. Chapter LXIV."A Competition in Lying. When Appion heard this,
and those who were with him, they raised a great howling ...
/.../unknown/recognitions of clement /chapter lxiv a competition in lying.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Lie.

2. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Lie.

3. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Lie.

4. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Lie, to be supported horizontally.

Thesaurus
Lying (203 Occurrences)
... & vb. n.) of Lie. 3. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Lie. 4. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Lie, to be
supported horizontally. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. LIE; LYING. ...
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Lying-in-wait (1 Occurrence)
Lying-in-wait. Lying, Lying-in-wait. Lyre . Multi-Version Concordance
Lying-in-wait (1 Occurrence). Proverbs 12:6 The ...
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Lie (291 Occurrences)
... 10. (adj.) To lodge; to sleep. 11. (adj.) To be still or quiet, like one lying
down to rest. 12. ... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. LIE; LYING. ...
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Slept (74 Occurrences)
... (See NIV). Numbers 31:17 Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and
kill every woman who has known man by lying with him. (See NIV). ...
/s/slept.htm - 28k

Wrappings (7 Occurrences)
... Stooping and looking in, he saw the strips of linen lying by themselves, and he
departed to his home, wondering what had happened. (See NAS). ...
/w/wrappings.htm - 8k

Intimately (6 Occurrences)
... Numbers 31:17 Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill
every woman who has known man by lying with him. (See NAS). ...
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Cloths (16 Occurrences)
... (See NAS RSV NIV). Luke 2:12 This is the sign to you: you will find a baby wrapped
in strips of cloth, lying in a feeding trough." (See NAS RSV NIV). ...
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Strips (9 Occurrences)
... Luke 2:12 This is the sign to you: you will find a baby wrapped in strips of cloth,
lying in a feeding trough." (WEB). ... He saw the linen cloths lying, (See NIV). ...
/s/strips.htm - 8k

Lip (20 Occurrences)
... in parallelism. "The lip of truth shall be established for ever; but a lying
tongue is but for a moment" (Proverbs 12:19). "To shoot ...
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Leasing (2 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary (Psalm 4:2; 5:6) an Old English word meaning lies,
or lying, as the Hebrew word kazabh is generally rendered. ...
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Bible Concordance
Lying (203 Occurrences)

Matthew 3:10 And already the axe is lying at the root of the trees, so that every tree which does not produce good fruit will quickly be hewn down and thrown into the fire.
(WEY)

Matthew 5:11 Blessed are ye when they may reproach and persecute you, and say every wicked thing against you, lying, for my sake.
(DBY)

Matthew 8:6 "Sir," he said, "my servant at home is lying ill with paralysis, and is suffering great pain."
(WEY NAS RSV)

Matthew 8:14 When Jesus came into Peter's house, he saw his wife's mother lying sick with a fever.
(WEB ASV NAS RSV NIV)

Matthew 9:2 Behold, they brought to him a man who was paralyzed, lying on a bed. Jesus, seeing their faith, said to the paralytic, "Son, cheer up! Your sins are forgiven you."
(WEB KJV WEY ASV WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Matthew 9:10 And it came to pass, he reclining (at meat) in the house, that lo, many tax-gatherers and sinners having come, were lying (at meat) with Jesus and his disciples,
(YLT)

Matthew 14:9 And the king was grieved; but on account of the oaths, and those lying at table with him, he commanded it to be given.
(DBY)

Matthew 23:18 And you say, "'Whoever swears by the altar, it is nothing; but whoever swears by the offering lying on it is bound by the oath.'
(WEY)

Matthew 28:6 He is not here, for he has risen, just like he said. Come, see the place where the Lord was lying.
(WEB YLT NAS)

Mark 1:30 and the mother-in-law of Simon was lying fevered, and immediately they tell him about her,
(YLT NAS)

Mark 2:4 When they could not come near to him for the crowd, they removed the roof where he was. When they had broken it up, they let down the mat that the paralytic was lying on.
(WEB WEY YLT NAS NIV)

Mark 5:40 They ridiculed him. But he, having put them all out, took the father of the child, her mother, and those who were with him, and went in where the child was lying.
(WEB KJV DBY WBS YLT)

Mark 6:26 And the king, while made very sorry, on account of the oaths and those lying at table with him would not break his word with her.
(DBY)

Mark 7:30 So she went home, and found the child lying on the bed, and the demon gone.
(WEY DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Mark 9:42 "And whoever shall occasion the fall of one of these little ones who believe, he would be better off if, with a millstone round his neck, he were lying at the bottom of the sea.
(WEY)

Mark 15:7 And there was one called Barabbas, 'lying' bound with them that had made insurrection, men who in the insurrection had committed murder.
(ASV)

Luke 2:12 This is the sign to you: you will find a baby wrapped in strips of cloth, lying in a feeding trough."
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Luke 2:16 They came with haste, and found both Mary and Joseph, and the baby was lying in the feeding trough.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV NIV)

Luke 3:9 And even now the axe is lying at the root of the trees, so that every tree which fails to yield good fruit will quickly be hewn down and thrown into the fire."
(WEY)

Luke 5:2 He saw two boats standing by the lake, but the fishermen had gone out of them, and were washing their nets.
(See NAS)

Luke 5:25 Instantly he stood up in their presence, took up the mattress on which he had been lying, and went away to his home, giving glory to God.
(WEY YLT NAS NIV)

Luke 11:54 lying in wait for him, and seeking to catch him in something he might say, that they might accuse him.
(WEB WEY RSV)

Luke 14:10 But when thou hast been invited, go and put thyself down in the last place, that when he who has invited thee comes, he may say to thee, Friend, go up higher: then shalt thou have honour before all that are lying at table with thee;
(DBY)

Luke 14:15 And one of those that were lying at table with them, hearing these things, said to him, Blessed is he who shall eat bread in the kingdom of God.
(DBY)

Luke 17:2 It would be well for him if, with a millstone round his neck, he were lying at the bottom of the sea, rather than that he should cause even one of these little ones to fall.
(WEY)

Luke 19:20 And another came, saying, Sir, lo, thy pound, that I had lying away in a napkin;
(YLT)

Luke 23:25 The man who was lying in prison charged with riot and murder and for whom they clamoured he set free, but Jesus he gave up to be dealt with as they desired.
(WEY)

Luke 24:12 But Peter got up and ran to the tomb. Stooping and looking in, he saw the strips of linen lying by themselves, and he departed to his home, wondering what had happened.
(WEB DBY YLT RSV)

John 5:3 in these were lying a great multitude of the ailing, blind, lame, withered, waiting for the moving of the water,
(YLT)

John 5:6 When Jesus saw him lying there, and knew that he had been sick for a long time, he asked him, "Do you want to be made well?"
(WEB WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

John 11:1 Now a certain man, named Lazarus, of Bethany, was lying ill-- Bethany being the village of Mary and her sister Martha.
(WEY)

John 11:38 Jesus, therefore, again groaning in himself, cometh to the tomb, and it was a cave, and a stone was lying upon it,
(YLT NAS)

John 11:41 So they took away the stone from the place where the dead man was lying. Jesus lifted up his eyes, and said, "Father, I thank you that you listened to me.
(WEB)

John 13:23 One of his disciples, whom Jesus loved, was at the table, leaning against Jesus' breast.
(See RSV)

John 13:25 He then lying on Jesus' breast saith unto him, Lord, who is it?
(KJV WBS RSV)

John 20:5 Stooping and looking in, he saw the linen cloths lying, yet he didn't enter in.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

John 20:6 Then Simon Peter came, following him, and entered into the tomb. He saw the linen cloths lying,
(WEB ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

John 20:7 and the cloth that had been on his head, not lying with the linen cloths, but rolled up in a place by itself.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

John 20:12 and she saw two angels in white sitting, one at the head, and one at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain.
(See NAS)

John 21:9 when, therefore, they came to the land, they behold a fire of coals lying, and a fish lying on it, and bread.
(YLT RSV)

Acts 9:33 And he found there a certain man, Aeneas by name, who had been lying for eight years upon a couch, who was paralysed.
(DBY)

Acts 20:19 Serving the LORD with all humility of mind, and with many tears, and temptations, which befell me by the lying in wait of the Jews:
(KJV WBS)

Acts 23:16 But Paul's sister's son heard of their lying in wait, and he came and entered into the barracks and told Paul.
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT)

Acts 23:21 I beg you not to comply; for more than forty men among them are lying in wait for him, who have solemnly vowed that they will neither eat nor drink till they have assassinated him; and even now they are ready, in anticipation of receiving that promise of you."
(WEY NAS)

Acts 27:20 And neither sun nor stars appearing for many days, and no small storm lying on us, in the end all hope of our being saved was taken away.
(DBY YLT)

Acts 28:8 It happened, however, that his father was lying ill of dysentery aggravated by attacks of fever; so Paul went to see him, and, after praying, laid his hands on him and cured him.
(WEY NAS)

Romans 7:21 I find therefore the law of my nature to be that when I desire to do what is right, evil is lying in ambush for me.
(WEY)

Romans 9:1 I tell the truth in Christ. I am not lying, my conscience testifying with me in the Holy Spirit,
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

2 Corinthians 11:31 The God and Father of the Lord Jesus Christ, he who is blessed forevermore, knows that I don't lie.
(See NAS NIV)

Galatians 1:20 Now about the things which I write to you, behold, before God, I'm not lying.
(WEB NAS)

Ephesians 4:25 Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour: for we are members one of another.
(KJV WBS YLT)

2 Thessalonians 2:9 even he whose coming is according to the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders,
(WEB KJV ASV WBS YLT)

1 Timothy 2:7 to which I was appointed a preacher and an apostle (I am telling the truth in Christ, not lying), a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Hebrews 12:2 looking stedfastly on Jesus the leader and completer of faith: who, in view of the joy lying before him, endured the cross, having despised the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.
(DBY)

Revelation 5:1 And I saw lying in the right hand of Him who sat on the throne a book written on both sides and closely sealed with seven seals.
(WEY)

Revelation 21:27 There will in no way enter into it anything profane, or one who causes an abomination or a lie, but only those who are written in the Lamb's book of life.
(See NAS)

Revelation 22:15 Outside are the dogs, the sorcerers, the sexually immoral, the murderers, the idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices falsehood.
(See NAS)

Genesis 19:33 And they gave their father wine to drink that night. And the first-born went in, and lay with her father, and he did not know of her lying down, nor of her rising.
(DBY YLT)

Genesis 19:35 And they gave their father wine to drink that night also. And the younger arose, and lay with him; and he did not know of her lying down, nor of her rising.
(DBY YLT)

Genesis 28:13 and lo, Jehovah is standing upon it, and He saith, 'I 'am' Jehovah, God of Abraham thy father, and God of Isaac; the land on which thou art lying, to thee I give it, and to thy seed;
(YLT NIV)

Genesis 29:2 He looked, and behold, a well in the field, and, behold, three flocks of sheep lying there by it. For out of that well they watered the flocks. The stone on the well's mouth was large.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 34:7 The sons of Jacob came in from the field when they heard it. The men were grieved, and they were very angry, because he had done folly in Israel in lying with Jacob's daughter; a which thing ought not to be done.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 49:14 "Issachar is a strong donkey, lying down between the saddlebags.
(WEB NAS NIV)

Genesis 49:25 By the God of thy father who helpeth thee, And the Mighty One who blesseth thee, Blessings of the heavens from above, Blessings of the deep lying under, Blessings of breasts and womb; --
(YLT)

Exodus 5:9 Let heavier work be laid on the men, that they may labor therein; and don't let them pay any attention to lying words."
(WEB JPS ASV YLT RSV)

Exodus 14:30 Thus Yahweh saved Israel that day out of the hand of the Egyptians; and Israel saw the Egyptians dead on the seashore.
(See NIV)

Exodus 16:13 And it cometh to pass in the evening, that the quail cometh up, and covereth the camp, and in the morning there hath been the lying of dew round about the camp,
(YLT)

Exodus 16:14 and the lying of the dew goeth up, and lo, on the face of the wilderness a thin, bare thing, thin as hoar-frost on the earth.
(YLT)

Exodus 23:5 If thou see the ass of him that hateth thee lying under his burden, and wouldest forbear to help him, thou shalt surely help with him.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)

Leviticus 14:47 and he who is lying in the house doth wash his garments; and he who is eating in the house doth wash his garments.
(YLT)

Leviticus 20:15 And a man who giveth his lying with a beast is certainly put to death, and the beast ye do slay.
(YLT)

Numbers 21:20 and from Bamoth to the valley that is in the field of Moab, to the top of Pisgah, which looks down on the desert.
(See RSV)

Numbers 31:17 Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman who has known man by lying with him.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Numbers 31:18 But all the girls, who have not known man by lying with him, keep alive for yourselves.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Numbers 31:35 and thirty-two thousand persons in all, of the women who had not known man by lying with him.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Numbers 35:20 If he thrust him of hatred, or hurled at him, lying in wait, so that he died,
(WEB JPS ASV YLT NAS RSV)

Numbers 35:22 "'But if he thrust him suddenly without enmity, or hurled on him anything without lying in wait,
(WEB JPS ASV YLT NAS RSV)

Deuteronomy 6:7 and thou hast repeated them to thy sons, and spoken of them in thy sitting in thine house, and in thy walking in the way, and in thy lying down, and in thy rising up,
(YLT)

Deuteronomy 11:19 and ye have taught them to your sons, by speaking of them in thy sitting in thy house, and in thy going in the way, and in thy lying down, and in thy rising up,
(YLT)

Deuteronomy 21:1 If one be found slain in the land which Yahweh your God gives you to possess it, lying in the field, and it isn't known who has struck him;
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 22:13 If any man takes a wife, and goes in to her, and hates her,
(See NIV)

Deuteronomy 22:22 If a man be found lying with a woman married to a husband, then they shall both of them die, the man who lay with the woman, and the woman: so you shall put away the evil from Israel.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Deuteronomy 22:29 then hath the man who is lying with her given to the father of the damsel fifty silverlings, and to him she is for a wife; because that he hath humbled her, he is not able to send her away all his days.
(YLT)

Deuteronomy 27:20 Cursed 'is' he who is lying with his father's wife, for he hath uncovered his father's skirt, -- and all the people have said, Amen.
(YLT)

Deuteronomy 27:21 Cursed 'is' he who is lying with any beast, -- and all the people have said, Amen.
(YLT)

Deuteronomy 27:22 Cursed 'is' he who is lying with his sister, daughter of his father, or daughter of his mother, -- and all the people have said, Amen.
(YLT)

Deuteronomy 27:23 Cursed 'is' he who is lying with his mother-in-law, -- and all the people have said, Amen.
(YLT)

Deuteronomy 31:16 And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'Lo, thou art lying down with thy fathers, and this people hath risen, and gone a-whoring after the gods of the stranger of the land into the midst of which it hath entered, and forsaken Me, and broken My covenant which I made with it;
(YLT)

Deuteronomy 33:13 Of Joseph he said, "His land is blessed by Yahweh, for the precious things of the heavens, for the dew, for the deep that couches beneath,
(See NAS)

Joshua 8:13 So they set the people, even all the host that was on the north of the city, and their liers-in-wait that were on the west of the city; and Joshua went that night into the midst of the valley.
(See JPS)

Joshua 17:9 The border went down to the brook of Kanah, southward of the brook. These cities belonged to Ephraim among the cities of Manasseh. The border of Manasseh was on the north side of the brook, and ended at the sea.
(See NIV)

Judges 4:21 But Ja'el the wife of Heber took a tent peg, and took a hammer in her hand, and went softly to him and drove the peg into his temple, till it went down into the ground, as he was lying fast asleep from weariness. So he died.
(DBY RSV)

Judges 4:22 Behold, as Barak pursued Sisera, Jael came out to meet him, and said to him, "Come, and I will show you the man whom you seek." He came to her; and behold, Sisera lay dead, and the tent peg was in his temples.
(See NAS)

Judges 7:12 and Midian and Amalek, and all the sons of the east are lying in the valley, as the locust for multitude, and of their camels there is no number, as sand which 'is' on the sea-shore for multitude.
(YLT NAS)

Judges 9:35 And Gaal the son of Ebed went out, and stood in the entering of the gate of the city: and Abimelech rose up, and the people that were with him, from lying in wait.
(KJV WBS)

Judges 16:9 Now there were men lying in wait, abiding with her in the chamber. And she said unto him, The Philistines be upon thee, Samson. And he brake the withes, as a thread of tow is broken when it toucheth the fire. So his strength was not known.
(KJV DBY WBS NAS RSV)

Judges 16:12 So Deli'lah took new ropes and bound him with them, and said to him, "The Philistines are upon you, Samson!" And the men lying in wait were in an inner chamber. But he snapped the ropes off his arms like a thread.
(DBY NAS RSV)

Judges 16:13 Delilah said to Samson, "Until now, you have mocked me and told me lies. Tell me with what you might be bound." He said to her, "If you weave the seven locks of my head with the web."
(See NIV)

Judges 19:27 And her master rose up in the morning, and when he opened the doors of the house and went out to go on his way, behold, there was his concubine lying at the door of the house, with her hands on the threshold.
(DBY NAS RSV)

Judges 21:11 And this 'is' the thing which ye do; every male, and every woman knowing the lying of a male, ye devote.'
(YLT)

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Lying

Lying About Giving

Lying Lips

Lying: A Characteristic of the Apostasy

Lying: A Hindrance to Prayer

Lying: An Abomination to God

Lying: Ananias

Lying: Antinomians Guilty of

Lying: Cain

Lying: Cretans

Lying: David

Lying: Excludes from Heaven

Lying: False Prophets Addicted To

Lying: False Witnesses Addicted To

Lying: Folly of Concealing Hatred By

Lying: Forbidden

Lying: Gehazi

Lying: Gibeonites

Lying: Hateful to God

Lying: Hypocrites Addicted To

Lying: Hypocrites, a Seed of

Lying: Jacob

Lying: Job's Friends

Lying: Joseph's Brethren

Lying: Leads to Hatred

Lying: Leads to Love of Impure Conversation

Lying: Lying Spirit from God

Lying: Michal

Lying: Ninevites

Lying: Often Accompanied by Gross Crimes

Lying: Peter

Lying: Poverty Preferable To

Lying: Prophet of Bethel

Lying: Punishment For

Lying: Saints: Avoid

Lying: Saints: Hate

Lying: Saints: Pray to be Preserved From

Lying: Saints: Reject Those Who Practise

Lying: Saints: Respect not Those Who Practise

Lying: Samson

Lying: Sarah

Lying: Saul

Lying: Shall be Detected

Lying: The Devil

Lying: The Devil Excites Men To

Lying: The Devil, the Father of

Lying: The Evil of Rulers Hearkening To

Lying: The Wicked: Addicted To, from Their Infancy

Lying: The Wicked: Bring Forth

Lying: The Wicked: Delight In

Lying: The Wicked: Give Heed To

Lying: The Wicked: Love

Lying: The Wicked: Prepare Their Tongues For

Lying: The Wicked: Seek After

Lying: They Who are Guilty of, Shall be Cast Into Hell

Lying: Unbecoming in Rulers

Lying: Vanity of Getting Riches By

Related Terms

Lying-in-wait (1 Occurrence)

Lie (291 Occurrences)

Slept (74 Occurrences)

Wrappings (7 Occurrences)

Intimately (6 Occurrences)

Cloths (16 Occurrences)

Strips (9 Occurrences)

Lip (20 Occurrences)

Leasing (2 Occurrences)

Incumbent (1 Occurrence)

Prostrate (25 Occurrences)

Bottom (33 Occurrences)

Ambush (39 Occurrences)

Mouths (86 Occurrences)

Sees (135 Occurrences)

Linen (111 Occurrences)

Home (270 Occurrences)

Home (270 Occurrences)

Graecia

Path (91 Occurrences)

Wait (223 Occurrences)

Clothes (208 Occurrences)

Vanities (14 Occurrences)

North (164 Occurrences)

Uz (8 Occurrences)

Lieth (135 Occurrences)

Litter (1 Occurrence)

Wrapped (40 Occurrences)

Warp (9 Occurrences)

Illyricum (1 Occurrence)

Flat (33 Occurrences)

Feeding (37 Occurrences)

Trough (7 Occurrences)

Throws (8 Occurrences)

Traverse (5 Occurrences)

Truthful (12 Occurrences)

East (228 Occurrences)

Enticing (6 Occurrences)

Entice (15 Occurrences)

Divinations (10 Occurrences)

Dalmatia (1 Occurrence)

Deceitful (46 Occurrences)

Mat (17 Occurrences)

Morsels (5 Occurrences)

Manger (7 Occurrences)

Macedonia (23 Occurrences)

Hateth (38 Occurrences)

Pushed (28 Occurrences)

Pillow (8 Occurrences)

Paralyzed (11 Occurrences)

Paralytic (12 Occurrences)

Pamphylia (6 Occurrences)

Baby (23 Occurrences)

Beeshterah (1 Occurrence)

Babe (15 Occurrences)

Churl (6 Occurrences)

Cloth (57 Occurrences)

Ashterothkarnaim

Ashteroth-karnaim (1 Occurrence)

Adria (1 Occurrence)

Ashtaroth (13 Occurrences)

Shoa (2 Occurrences)

Snapped (4 Occurrences)

Stabbed (6 Occurrences)

Stooped (15 Occurrences)

Sprawl (1 Occurrence)

Shoves (2 Occurrences)

Stooping (4 Occurrences)

Quickly (254 Occurrences)

Wouldest (66 Occurrences)

Rising (162 Occurrences)

Risen (169 Occurrences)

Mute (29 Occurrences)

Prevail (50 Occurrences)

Jezreel (37 Occurrences)

Infants (71 Occurrences)

Hatred (30 Occurrences)

Thrust (92 Occurrences)

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